Oct 3, 2012 4:00am PDT
environment -- it's not a laboratory. you're catching this in a completely naturalistic environment. you don't know -- there's a lot of things. you don't know exactly how it's going to go. we set up everything and then as the pilots and parachuters were planning their execution, we had to hope that what they said they were going to do would come in and all work right. you'll see in the show a lot of stuff went wrong. >> dr. barth, i have to say, i've been somewhat fatalistic when i ride an airplane. why put on a seat belt? come on. no one is surviving this crash but that's not true. you say people survive plane crashes at an incredibly high rate? >> most people survive plane crashes and most plane crashes are survivable. >> because of where they've chosen to do, where they've chosen to sit? why do they survive? >> a whole lot of factors go into that, but part of it is being aware of where your exits are and what you're going to do to survive. some are dependent on the crash. the first ten rows were destroyed. >> oh, first class. >> sit in the way back. >> cindy measured the potential for inj
Oct 8, 2012 1:00pm PDT
the procedures. joe down in mission control is talking to you. you know you're in a hostile environment. and you cannot think about anything else. you have to be focused, otherwise you're going to die. >> reporter: i asked kitinger whose record from jumping from 102,000 feet has stood for 52 years, if he has a tinge of jealousy. >> he's advancing science and he'll do a great job. >> reporter: and that's key here. the records mean a lot. but what this team wants to get out of this is the scientific and aerospace advancements. they want to see if that suit that felix is going to wear is going to be the next generation spacesuit, to see if people can survive outside a space vehicle inside event of a malfunction. >> what a soir, brian, thank you. >>> you're in "the situation room." happening now, mitt romney says president obama is leading from behind. but he isn't the first to use that description. we have the reporter who heard it first from a member of the obama administration. >>> we also have inside information about vice president joe biden's preparations for his crucial debate with paul ryan.
Oct 8, 2012 3:00am PDT
emergency action saying we can add the winter blend. it's worse for the environment, so you normally don't sell it until october 31st. they're going to try to start early. you've got people spending 100 bucks to fill up their suvs. >> wow. all right. very good. thank you so much. we'll continue tomorrow. we appreciate it. we'll be right back on "morning joe." i love this time of year. it's like its own new beginning. it's all about change. the kids are going back to school, it's the perfect time to get back to you. to do something for yourself. a perfect time to join weight watchers. you spend your life taking care of others, why not take this time to take care of you? why not join weight watchers and start losing weight and feeling good, right now? you deserve it. you just gotta believe. [ female announcer ] join now for free. hurry offer ends october 20th. [ jennifer ] weight watchers. because it works. hurry offer ends october 20th. capella university understands back from rough economic times. employees are being forced to do more with less. and the need for capable leaders is greate